Augustinian Justice and Peace

United in Charity and Justice Across the Globe

A ministry of the Augustinians of North America

St. Augustine and the Issues of Today

Discover an Augustinian Perspective on the social issues of our day.


The Environment


International Affairs

Mass Incarceration

Systemic Poverty

Systemic Racism

How Augustinians Work for Change

Working for Charity

Discover how we are responding to the immediate needs of others.

Working for Justice

Discover how we are working to create systemic change that lasts.

Grant Programs

Opportunities to share resources for promoting justice and peace.


The Augustinian Defenders of the Rights of the Poor builds bridges between providers, recipients and leaders across economic, political and religious spectra by matching individuals resources needed to build better communities.

St. Augustine Foundation

The St. Augustine Foundation supports individuals and communities who promote peace, justice, community development, and the care and empowerment of peoples.


The Canadian Augustinian Center for Social Justice helps people recognize and take action on the social, political and economic conditions surrounding them through education, networking, partnerships, and community building/support.

National Shrine of St. Rita

A spiritual, educational, and cultural center that advances peacemaking and reconciliation in south Philadelphia and around the world.

Augustinians International

Promotes participation and dialogue as a means of responding to the greatest questions of our time.

Where We Serve

Discover where the Augustinians of North America serve

  • Justice & Peace Ministries
  • Parishes & Shrines
  • Educational Institutions

Our Justice & Peace Blog


The latest on how Augustinians are working for Justice and Peace.


What does St. Augustine have to teach us about living through a pandemic?  Learn More

The Environment

What does St. Augustine have to teach us about caring for the environment?  Learn More


What does St. Augustine have to teach us about immigration?  Learn More

Mass Incarceration

How would St. Augustine respond to the issue of Mass Incarceration?  Learn More

Systemic Poverty

What does St. Augustine have to teach us about how to respond to poverty?  Learn More

Systemic Racism

What does St. Augustine have to teach us about racism?  Learn More


How the Augustinians are promoting justice and peace on the international level?  Learn More


Unite with us in prayer for a more just and peaceful world?  Learn More About Augustinian Prayer.

Upcoming Events

Opportunities to learn, reflect, and dialogue on the issues of our day.

  • 10DecHuman Rights DayHuman Rights Day reminds us that we are called to take a stand to defend and promote the basic rights dignity of all persons. We invite you to observe this day by learning, praying, speaking and acting to ensure that basic human rights are respected everywhere. More details »
  • 21MarInt'l Day for the Elimination of Racial DiscriminationThis day is an invitation to pray, reflect, witness, and take action to encourage elimination of discrimination against human beings on the grounds of race, color, or ethnic origin. More details »
  • 15MayInternational Day of FamiliesThis Day highlights many of the family values that form a basic part of Catholic moral teaching. The observance recognizes the importance of the family as the basic unit of society. More details »
  • 5JunWorld Environment DayThis day seeks to involve people, businesses and governments everywhere to take action on critical environmental challenges. More details »